Dazzling colour images illuminate this award-winning story of game-changing scientific theory.
This special collection celebrates the winter season with over 50 poems, memoirs and novel extracts. This edition is completed by Petra Börner's charming illustrations and Susan Cooper's thoughtful introduction.
With only two genuine dates, this irreverent romp is history as every schoolboy would wish it – hilarious and memorable.
This cornerstone of British fiction famously explores man’s relationship with nature, via a young boy’s unexpected passion for falconry. A specially printed translucent dust jacket accompanies this splendid gift edition.
Compiled by award-winning biographer Fred Kaplan, this collection, unique to Folio, brings together the best of Abraham Lincoln's speeches, letters and articles to give the reader intimate insight into the particular nature of his political and literary genius.
With a preface by the Nobel Prize-winning author Wole Soyinka, this anthology collects folktales from across the African continent – including classic trickster tales like ‘Spider Outwits the Rich Woman’, and stories about navigating the complexities of life such as ‘Never Ask Me About My Family’.
Utilising the stories of the men and women caught up in a period of extraordinary change, H. W. Brands has created an epic portrait of the Gold Rush, illustrated in this edition with rare contemporary photography.
Richard Holmes presents an entertaining study of the extraordinary figures that changed the face of science.